10-16-2010 03:46 AM
My system has an age of 8 weeks (!) and initially after I bought i booted up the pre-installed windows7 and created the recovery dvd set (boot disc, and the 3 data discs).
I then had to install a linux on the system which was running fine the last 8 weeks (complete wipe of disk prior to linux install).
I now wanted back to restore the factory pre-installed win7 (again, wipe disk with image).
While creating the recovery set there was no error seen. During the restore all went smooth, until the last few steps taken on data disc 3, there poped up a message like "windows failure, my be caused by hardware change" -> you only can click OK (which i made).
After booting, you are not able to startup windows. Windows claims the error:
Title: Windows Boot Manager
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:
1. Insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2. Choose your language settings, and then click "next"
3. Click "Repair your computer."
If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.
Info: The selected entry could not be loaded because the application is missing or corrput.
Thank you very much for every hint or help!
10-16-2010 11:18 AM
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